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News Move for Global Ban on ‘Teflon’ Compound Hits Sticking Point

PFOA, short for perfluorooctanoic acid, became famous in the 1950s when DuPont started using the stuff in its process for making non-stick frying pans. Since then, PFOA found its way into everything from GoreTex clothing to Stainmaster carpets.

 

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